Grow Your Blog

I told myself and others 2014 was going to be a great year for blogging. I plan to do more reviews, DIY, crafts, recipes, & a little more about my personal life.

I do this on my spare time and free time. I love blogging & I think it’s fun. I’m sure a lot of you feel like this but a lot of people don’t understand. My brother wants me to start a blog for him { he’s joking } so he can get a lot of free stuff or get paid to do blogging things. I told him a ton of time and effort goes into this little hobby.

A few tips I’ve picked up along the way that have helped grow my blog. I haven’t been using these techniques long at all, more like a month. My networks have shot up which makes me happy.

Twitter:
Twitter basics
Grow your Twitter followers
Grow your twitter followers

Pinterest:
Grow Your Pinterest
Grow Your Pinterest

Facebook:
Grow your Facebook page
How to get your blog post seen on Facebook

The Anatomy of a blog post

Blogging Idea Posts:
600 Blog Post Ideas
How To Plan A Year Of Blog Posts
Blog Post Ideas
Blog Post Ideas

These are only a few links I reference. I absolutely love Pinterest because that is where I found all of these great articles. Pinterest is a great way to find ways to step out of your comfort zone in your blogging world. These tools & tips will help you focus, schedule, & execute your blog plan.

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  1. Great tips! 2014 is my year for great growth :) hopefully.
    Erin recently posted..Pregnancy Dreams; What The Heck Is Going On Inside My Head?My Profile

  2. Thanks for this, some great links.

  3. Great tips, thanks, will be looking into them. Been wanting to get down and really try to grow my blog too while juggling a whole bunch of other stuff :)
    Clairity recently posted..Wordless WednesdayMy Profile

  4. Wow, thanks for link back!! Great post, may even have to take my own advice, I have been a bit slack lately!!! lol
    Mandy recently posted..Design Category Tabs in BloggerMy Profile

  5. Cheers to you Leslie, for a prosperous 2014!
    I’m hoping to step up my game also, get more involved with my blog. I’ve been terrible since before Christmas. So much going on in life, just kept putting me behind. It may be April/May before I can get on a regular agenda again! Thanks for sharing, very much appreciated.
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  6. I’m always looking for new ideas to improve and grow my blog, so I will definitely be checking out some of these links. Thanks for sharing! ;)
    Lauren recently posted..Stripes + Bright AccentsMy Profile

  7. This is so great! Thanks for all the links!
    Alissa recently posted..Spring Closet UpdatesMy Profile

  8. This is a wonderful lineup of links. 2014 will definitely be your year! And having Bloglovin is such a great tool. I find so many bloggers through SITS and Bloglovin. Thanks for visiting me!
    Tamara recently posted..Time To Get Juicy With Valentine’s Old School Blogging!My Profile

  9. Thanks for the post. This is also my mission for 2014 and am using Saturday blog share as a starting point. Good luck and visit my blog. http://Www.rosadestinteriors.blogspot.com

  10. Woo hoo hoo! I’m so excited to go through these posts. My 2014 has been great so far and I’d love to keep seeing my blog grow. I’ve been blogging 5 years and have never really tried to increase my reach until recently (what was I thinking?) Thanks for sharing these links, Leslie.
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  11. Thanks for the tips!
    Laura recently posted..Single, and Loving ItMy Profile

  12. My word for 2014 is “grow.” I didn’t think to use it in relation to my blog, but I am now. Great post.

  13. This is a great collection of sources. I especially love the Anatomy of a blog post! Need to keep that in consideration!
    Eva Marie Taylor recently posted..I Love You More Than Rice, Happy Valentine’s Day!My Profile

  14. Hey, seriously, thanks for collecting these resources! It’s fun to find blog ideas from some of these kinds of sources and then put your own spin on them! Blogging does take quite a lot of time, but I do enjoy it!
    Rachel G recently posted..Love RememberedMy Profile

    • I love blogging too. It does take some time but that’s ok when you’ve got time, haha. I’ll be posting other sites & tips that help in the future, so stick around.

  15. Thanks so much for all of the links. One of my goals this year is to build my blog too. I love blogging. I especially love the creative side of it. Good luck to you. #SITSShareFest
    Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas recently posted..Help4Harleigh Online Bake Sale PreviewMy Profile

    • I love the creative side too. There are so many possibilities. Ioce meeting new people too, so thanks for stopping by! Keep coming by because I indend to post more resources as I find them. Happy Saturday!

  16. Thanks Leslie! Can’t wait to read more in depth on this post, after I put the kid to bed. :o) I’m fairly new to my blog and definitely want to focus on expanding my reach… so excited to read what you have to say on all these links! Found your site via SITS ShareFest!
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  17. Thank you so very much for doing the research and sharing. Visiting from SITS Saturday Sharefest.
    Barbara @ http://www.allmylivesnow.com
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  18. Thanks for all the great tips! I am pinning so I can revisit often :) Visiting from the SITS Saturday Sharefest.
    Becky recently posted..Slow Cooker Moroccan ChickenMy Profile

  19. Have a great blogging year ahead of you, Leslie!
    Alison recently posted..How We Survived International Travel With Two Young KidsMy Profile

  20. Love you anatomy of a perfect blog post. I am a Pinterest lover too and I don’t think people (that don’t have blogs) realize how much work it is. Stopping by from SITS.
    Raquel recently posted..Inexpensive Organizing SolutionsMy Profile

    • My brother is wanting to start a blog with his best friend. He’s getting ideas together. I’m excited for him and he seems happy. Thanks for stopping by! I hope your having a great day.

  21. Great tips and links! Thank you for sharing! (visiting from The SITS Girls)

  22. Thank you for sharing all these great tips – am pinning your post :)
    Catherine recently posted..A Boggle at Bewilderwood by Tom BlofeldMy Profile

  23. Fabulous tips Leslie! Just started a new blog and I’m always searching for new ideas to grow the reach of my posts! Bookmarking this page. Thanks lady! #SITSSharefest

  24. Thanks for the tips. There is so much information out there with so many suggestions. I need to get myself organized.
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  25. Thanks so much! Recently relaunched my blog and have been trying to grow my presence once more. Great tips, will be checking them out! :)
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  26. New follower from the Bloglovin Blog Hop!
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